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, the civil rights, and our experts here will elaborate. we also have a list of certified caps at work in san francisco for you. carla johnson with the mayor's office of disability has created a really good it died of out to interview your experts to make sure you are getting the best quality product for you. been next -- the money you pay for the inspection you can take as a tax deduction. any money that if you have taken can be applied as a tax deduction. this can be done on an annual basis. next, the opportunity, and a fund -- opportunity loan fund, providing for small businesses to pay for the inspection or to make improvements needed. to do it before you receive the lawsuit. and lastly, we of the bar association and their resources. they're providing their legal service for you. this last thing i am going to share with you in terms of what we have seen in our office is that with the individuals, that does not necessarily mean an individual will follow up with a lawsuit. what we've seen in our office is the individual's will send you a letter and say there were compile -- compliance issue
. and the jfk tapes. the secret oval office recordings from private worry over civil rights, to tender moments between a president and his children. tonight car line kennedy tells diane sawyer what she learned from her father, an abc news exclusive. >>> and fresh off the big emmy win. tom bergeron is telling us all about the all-star season of the show that launched an american ballroom dancing obsession. >>> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, sweet, salty and addictive. it's a controversial theory but some doctors claim you can actually get hooked on food and that sugary processed foods can work on your brain like a drug. others say addiction doesn't apply when it comes to food something you need to survive. abc's juju chang met won woman who try aid three-step program to lose the pounds for good and gain control of her life. >> reporter: tara calls herself a recovering addict, the substance she abused, food. the former plus-sized model wasn't overeating, she was out of control. >> give me the experience. >> i would get wing, ben and jerry's and that meal alone was probably around 6
coulter argued immigrant rights should not be considered civil rights. host george stephanopoulos asked her about her claim. >> immigrant rights are not civil rights? >> no, i think civil rights are for blacks. >> this is essentially the problem. >> what have we done to the immigrants? we owe black people something. immigrants have not even been in this country. >> at this debate over immigration, we turn to a new documentary out this week. "harvest of empire: the untold story of latinos in america." the film is based on a book by juan gonzalez, "democracy now!" co-host. it examines how u.s. intervention in latin america and the caribbean forced millions of people to leave their homes to migrate to the united states. we will be joined by juan and the film's co-director in a moment. first, a clip of the film. we're all proud to be an american today. show your flat with pride. >> once again, the streets of our country were taken over by people who don't belong here. >> when the americans come, they come with a culture of criminality. >> they put a strain on our health care, school system.
they should be guilty because they are democrats and the history of civil rights are black people and republicans fighting democrats. >> can we stop there? yoo my limited history is that it is the republican party going back to reconstruction that tried to lead the way for black representation in congress and later on the clock turns. >> for five minutes. >> and then it is the 60s and the the 70s with the crazy southern democrats. >> it is so awful. they pass the 14th and 15th amendment and throughout the 20s and 30s and 40s. every republican platform included calls for anti-lynching ledgislation which was consistently blocked by the democrats. right after brown versus the board of education, they ran a segregationist on their ticket. and who pushes through the civil rights laws, all the way through until finally in the mid '60s. lbj switches to opposing the civil rights laws. and they cared about the blacks for five minutes and then they mores onto talking about rights for girls that want to have abortions. they have dumped the blacks and moved onto larger voting blocks now. >> i
the '50s. >> i did too, but a lot of people had no reason to love the 50s. didn't get the civil rights bill through until the '60s. it seems like joe biden is a familiar figure 60 years ago. barack obama, of course, has an exotic name, an freezing rain name. he's not an unusual fellow. these aren't strange personalities. leon panetta is the most common, regular -- someone you would have met 100 years ago. is the democratic party that new age that they scare people. maybe i'm part of that reality. i don't see them as strange at all. >> it goes back to the propaganda factor. it's not just that rush and fox and those guys say something, it's that we say the other thing. if we say that barack obama isn't a muslim, that must not be true because we're the liberal media, we're the mainstream media, and nothing we can say -- we say can be trusted. >> i have called an anti-posture for years. just saying no to everything. thank you, guys. i think you nailed it. it's psychological. anyway, howard fineman and joe klein, thank you. coming up, it's not ignorance it's cycle. could barack obama be the
better to look at your property today, have it inspected, and make the changes because this is a civil rights statute. it is the same thing as discrimination based on race, and it is treated the same way in the courts. >> i heard the previous speaker make some good points about be a pro are the -- proactive about getting a task inspector before you get sued. i am f. task inspector. if you have to cut -- heard the term thrown around, inspection created by our state senators, and it is really great information out there that i want to encourage everyone. i will not be able to go into extensive details, but i will be able to tell you a little bit of what is involved. the difference is in the california building code. i can also give you tips on how to choose and specter appeared first of all, the program has an inspector's knowledge of the california building code, and the reason why that is so important is because you have to comply with both. the california billing code is enforced when you get a building permit, and forced by the local building requirements. it says all new buildings h
carter not only did he vote against 64 civil rights act, he signed southern manifesto. he was a feroshus segregationist. you have jimmy carter overwhelming pro portion of the tea partiers are racist. and jimmy carter claims he tried and tried and there is a big mess. opened a campaign in 1980 in the home of the kkk. now, he opened a campaign and that is when he was in detroit, you're giving his opening speech. i would add jimmy carter endorsed maddox for governor. the restaurant owner chasing black was a shotgun. endorsed by jimmy carter a democrat running up against of course a racit. al gore senior voted against 64 civil rights act. all these are liberals. segregationists weren't all democrats they remains liberal there's is only one that became a republican, and strom thurmond. 18 years after running as a dixie crat, notice he didn't call himself a dixie jam. the racist wing part of the democratic party, the same way abortion ladies are part of the democratic party now. tried to makeup for this by reversing the party calling this democrat segregationist southerners again. >> sean: whe
, but in the congress, period. yet you stay here as a civil rights activist. does this remind you of things you fought growing up? >> oh, lord. growing up in the '60s, i grew up in the '50s as well. i've been around here a long time. when we fought back in the late '50s with trying to get school integration going, then trying to get civil rights -- >> i have to have you hold it there. we're out of time. thank the kids at benedict college in allen. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. monarch of marketing analysis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. i'm going b-i-g. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. go national. go like a pro. >>> the massachusetts senate rate is getting very ugly. new video posted online shows supporters of senator scott brown mocking elizabeth warren for claiming a native american heritage. the video shows people performing the tomahawk chop and making war cries.
seems to get all the credit for signing the civil rights act. it was actually eisenhower who got the ball rolling. >> yeah. and for 100 years after the civil war fought by republicans to end slavery, it's republicans constantly introducing civil rights bills that were blocked by democrats? why is it that the 1964 civil rights act is treated as if it's the only civil rights act in u.s. history? because that was the first one in history ever pushed by a democrat. and by the way, lbj, when he was a senator, opposed the 1957 and 1960 civil rights act being pushed by eisenhower and nixon. and if i could just say about chris matthews, as curious as that clip, he cites all the black people coming up to him and cites black people in other country whom he refers to as african-americans. that's because here in america, he doesn't have any black friends. he doesn't have any black neighbors. his son, i have the url and the book, there is a big picture of his son's wedding. 100 people in the church. not a black face in the group. any republican with the facts of chris matthews life would be c
if not impossible to vote in november because of new restrictive policies, 10 million! according to a civil rights group called the advancement project, 28 states set up barriers including voter purges, which target alleged non-citizens. according to the report, naturalized latinos are more likely to be falsely identified as non-citizens than any other grooms. strict photo i.d. requirements at the polls. many new laws are being contested. today in federal court in south carolina, they are hearing arguments on a challenge to the new photo i.d. law. tomorrow, a judge in pennsylvania is going to consider whether the strict photo i.d. law puts anyone at risk for being disenfranchised. if that answer is yes that judge is going to ever to stop the law from taking effect in november. hundreds of groups, we're going to make sure that nobody is disenfranchised by these new policies, our next guest has been fighting for voting rights for more than 90 years. jeanette is joining us from washington d.c. welcome inside the war room. >> thank you governor granholm. >> you bet. thanks for what you do. the league
moving and revealing than as the secret witness to the struggle for civil rights. the great moral issue tearing the country apart. and after a young man named james meredith creates a crisis by enrolling in the all-white university of mississippi. >> mr. president, please, why don't you, can't you give an order. >> how can i remove him, governor, when there's a riot in the streets. >> i took an oath. >> the problem, is governor, i've got my responsibilities just like you have yours. >> reporter: kennedy sent in the u.s. marshals and the national guard to restore order, and james meredith became the first black graduate of ole miss. then 11 days before he is assassinated -- >> tuesday, november 12th. >> the last words on the last tape are about the hard battle ahead. >> and so our lot becomes more difficult. >> our lot becomes more difficult. and that's it. last word. >> i love that. i think that's really -- i thought that was really moving. and obviously, knowing what happened. he understood how difficult all of this really was. >> wow. >> just fascinating stuff. 260 hours worth of the
and revealing, than the secret witness for the struggle for civil rights. the great moral issue tearing the country apart. and after a young man creates a crisis, enrolling in the all-white university of mississippi. >> mr. president, i took an oath to abide by the laws of this state. you know what our laws are with reference to -- >> well, of course, the problem is, governor, that i've got my responsibility, just like you have yours. >> reporter: kennedy sent in the u.s. marshals and the national guard to restore order. and james meredith became the first black graduate of ole miss. and 11 days before he's assassinated, the last words on the last tape are about the hard battle ahead. >> and so, our lot becomes more difficult. >> riveting stuff. >> absolutely. >> could listen to that for hours. >>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great tuesday.
's been established in 2006. office of civil rights is really looking for agencies to have more of a dbe procedures manual, so the changes to the dbe and sbe plans are really just documenting. this is who we are going to advertise with, this is who we are going to outreach to, this is how we are going to conduct a shortfall and et cetera, et cetera. the two major changes are really that they directed that they not use the availability advisory percentage anymore for the dbe program. they believe that that gives the contracting community the impression that there's an enforceable dbe goal on contracts, so we have honored that directive and taken that out of the dbe plan, but we did note for fta we will still have enforceable goals on the small business side and we would be requiring contractors to meet those goals, or demonstrate good faith efforts to meet those goals. the second change the that since we have established our dbe program we have always reported our dbe participation based on all of our contracts. that is how we have calculated our goal for every period. that is how we have
and revealing than the secret moral issue than the struggle for civil rights. the great issue tearing the country apart. and after a young man james meredith creates a crisis by enrolling in the all white university of mississippi. >> james meredith was inspired by my father's inaugural address and decided then he wanted to enter the university of mississippi. so then this whole drama unfolded. >> reporter: this is the president taking on the staunch segregation as the governor of mississippi wanted to inject meredith into an angry mop. >> why don't you give an order to have him removed? >> how can i remove him? when there's a riot in the street? he may step out of that building and asking happen to him. i can't remove him under those conditions. >> mr. president, i took an oath you know to abide to the laws of this state. you know what the laws are. >> the problem is, governor, i got my responsibilities, just like you have yours. >> reporter: kennedy sent in the u.s. marshals and the national guard to restore order, and james meredith became the first black graduate of ole miss. >> f
gore sr., voted against the '64 civil rights act, an unrepentant segregationist. all the segregationists in the senate were all democrats, remained liberal. strom thurman, 18 years after running as a dixie-crat, not a dixie-can, because the segregation wing, the racial wing, always part of the democratic party, the same way the abortion ladies are part of the democratic party now, and they've tried to make up for this awful history by, first of all, reversing the parties they call the democrat segregationist southerners, again not all southerners -- >> sean: when you look at demographics, in a sense these tactics, class warfare, scaring granny, and the race card has been -- you have to acknowledge a truth. the truth is to a certain extent it's been successful. >> yes. because democrats are demagogues, always appealing to a mob, ginning people up with lies and anger. the clan was an outgrowth of the democratic party, they spent the next several decades fighting imaginary racist, generally irish cops who lived in queens. that's what i go through at the beginning of the
, they give a lot of money to civil- rights organizations like jesse jackson and the n.a.a.c.p. i am one who supports pumping capital into the community so we can create jobs and small businesses. the young lady is on point with that. it has been an uphill battle for me to get african-americans to see in general that it is the new civil rights challenge. i'm so glad the banks do have regulation, because they tend to exploit black and brown communities. i'm so glad are our alternatives community banks and credit unions now. keep up the good work, young lady. thank you. host: for more information about what your group is doing and you are the director of the program, is one of the websites. caller: a lady called about not being able to have a bank account because there was a minimum balance she had to maintain. i belonged tour credit union for years and the minimum balance is $5. when my children were in high school, they wanted to manage their own money and put their money in wachovia. my daughter had a conniption when she put a hundred dollars in and the next time she made a depos
: it is a scene played out in states across the country. civil rights groups pushing back against voter id laws. >> the effort to change the rules of the game at the last minute is a really misguided effort. >> reporter: wednesdndy wiser s hundreds of voters may not have the right id. the elderly, college students, poor people, blacks and latinos. groups that traditionally vote democratic. >> we have to make sure there is no fraud in our elections. we should not pass laws that are unnecessary that exclude people from participating equally in our democracy. >> reporter: the new voter id laws protect against voter impersonation. it's a problem, says john fun, an expert on the subject. >> if someone walks in and votes in the name of a dead person, they don't have to show id, how likely is that dead person to intervene? >> reporter: the justice department or state and federal courts have block td this in three states. texas, wisconsin, south carolina, which is currently appealing. pennsylvania is pending. alabama and mississippi need the green light from the justice department. of the eight, only t
secret white house recordings to give us the chance to eavesdrop on the biggest issues. from civil rights to vietnam. and we even hear president kennedy's first meeting on the cuban missile crisis. >> how far advanced is this? >> sir, we've never seen this kind of installation before. >> not even in the soviet union? >> no, sir. >> it accompanies a new book, "listening in: the secret white house recordings of john f. kennedy." his daughter, caroline, is here to talk about it. your father was taping after the bay of pigs crisis. what was he trying to do? >> i think maybe two things. i think in the long run, he would have used it to draw on for his own memoir. i think people in the short-term, he really felt the advice he got from the military during the bay of pigs was poor. >> that he had been burned. >> he had been burned. and everybody said, they hadn't said it. he wanted it, you know, an accurate record. and to keep people honest. >> what's so fascinating about the tapes when you listen, these are real conversations, the shorthand, that presidents and their advisers use. and you really
strengthening our economy that we defend the civil liberties and rights of every new hampshire citizen because we want to attract people of all -- of talent and energy to the states meaning defending our marriage equality law and making sure that women can chart their own destinies making their own health care decisions. >> a lot of the public debate between you has been on social issues. now, any of the social issues that you disagree on, how much impact do they have on the economy in the business of new hampshire? >> you know? i was on a plane last spring, and i sat next to a young man who recruits for business, and he told me how important the marriage equality law we passed was to his recruiting efforts because young people were interested in coming to new hampshire to worng here because we were committed to treating all granted staters equally. similarly, for women, the ability to make their own decisions about when to have families, about what kind of balance they want to seek in the workplace, finishing schools, and all of those things relate to their ability to control their own decisi
't lay it on west. the idea that he is beyond the pale i don't accept. i think there are radical civil libertarians who believe, for example, that the neo nazis had the right to have a demonstration in skokie which was the town that had the highest number of holocaust survivors in the united states and say that on principle you have to allow that i agree with that even though it's a horrible distasteful thing. i would defend it in court. i might not want to spend my time on it but other people do. >> you know where his sympathies lie. i wouldn't vote for him in the senate. because i don't want to politicize justice department and i right now believe the justice department is politicized left, that in unhealthy way so i say no to mr. west. last word? >> i agree with you the last word is. this i agree with you but that's why we have elections. you decide about the man at the top. do you want somebody who appoints people like this? or don't you? but i reject him for the post because is he a civil libertarian who believes in defending just about anybody. >> bill: charles, thank you as alwa
credence to this profile in terms of civil society, in terms of supporting women's rights in syria and across the region. but i haven't spoken with her recently, but i suspect perhaps the same thing happen to her. the kool-aid of power just as the sade. they became much more comfortable and they are stuck now. she is stuck. what can she do? she has to support her husband and the regime response to this. i do believe that bashar and his supporters and even his wife believe they are doing the right thing. that is their conceptual paradigm, which is different from anybody else. they think they are saving the country and they really believe it and have been consistent with this. we think it is a misdirection and denial to everything else going on. but in my view, i believe they really think they are saving the country because that is what they believe their rest is from a mandate to rule. >> host: author david lesch who wrote the book "syria: the fall of the house of assad." you've written other books. as you are saying that the president and a slight back in 2004. next, back to mark.
civil commitment. >> professor. >> i'm going to add, do this a little bit shorter, i think, which is let's start with a question to everybody in the audience. all right, so if you like chocolate cake, raise your left hand. if you do not like chocolate cake, raise your right hand. all people who like chocolate cake left hand, don't like chocolate cake right hand. all right, hands down. how many people found it difficult to raise your hand by yourself? not very many. great, you made a choice. you thought about it. you decided and you acted. and my concept of what free will is the ability to act consistent with your preferences and desires. just that simple. now how many people here feel like you have control over whether or not you like chocolate cake? raise either hands. fewer, right. so there are two different things going on that we often conflate when we talk about free will. one is your predispositions to preferences and desires, ok. that may be impulsivity, that may be violence, that may be anti-social personality disorder, that may be a preference for chocolate cake, a preference fo
on the civil side and used to apply under the a.l.i. test and now we have a new distribution of being able to distinguish right from wrong. so now we have two completely different distributions that we're drawing that bright line on. >> competent versus volitional. we can decide that cognitive isn't sufficient, but it is the basis where we draw the line. sorry. >> ok. so to get back to the science, do you see how the research that you're doing and this imaging and identification of areas in the brain that may be part of primarily psychopathy which we're talking about today, how would that be used in the courtroom? what is your opinion? >> classically individuals who have those trades, the lack of empathy, those traits predict future recidivism. if you're an offender and scored very high on those traits, you have a four to eight times increased risk of reoffending when released if you're an inmate. it is an construct on a future dangerness issue and used in risk assessment. the literature has done, it has helped us to understand that there are, that since the brains are very different, they
turkey as well as the other regional powers that come to a path forward that can end the war, civil war this syria. secretary clinton has spoken on this many times. >> bret: all right. next up, we'll continue the conversation. add politics to it. more with the president's foreign policy after this break. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a stunning work of technology. introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. starts with ground beef, unions, and peppers baked in a ketchup glaze with savory gravy and mashed russet potatoes. what makes stouffer's meatloaf best of all? that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. let's fix dinner. >>> i heard hillary clinton say it was an act of terrorism. is it? what do you say? >> well, we're still doing an investigation. there is no doubt that the kind of weapons that were used, that the ongoing assault, that it wasn't just a mob action. there we expect candor from the president and transparency. he continues to refuse to acknowledge what is said by the other members of the administration.
they title a same-sex relationship, civil union or a marriage, but the test to me is whether the legal rights or responsibilities that someone else has, they should be able to have the same legal responsibilities and rights that i have. >> i just want to pin you down. do you believe in gay marriage, recognizing the institution of marriage being impossible and, indeed, should even be legal between a man and a man and a woman and a woman? >> it has traditionally been state policy. i would like the state legislatures to make a decision as to whether they would accord this protection -- >> you are not prepared to say -- and when >> let me finish. to me, it is our people treated the same and given the same rights and responsibilities. i think legal equality should be the policy. >> governor, 1.5 minutes. >> i believe marriage should be between one man and one moment, and that is the definition i have supported. i do not believe in discriminating against people because of their sexual preference. this is the way i have operated by senate office, as well. and look at people's capabilities, their ski
that we do. and i say we, i mean the united states, israel the rest of the western civilization. and they're being threatened by all the things we cherish and value. like freedom of speech and women's rights and so on and so forth. this is really what bothers them. i think israel is only the excuse. >> he was very clear to say several times, we don't take seriously. obviously he never uses the word israel. he always uses the word zionists. the threat of the zionists who attack iran's nuclear program. there is a lot of talk about whether the talk out of netanyahu is more bluster. and he could only do it if the united states was there. is there some truth to that is >> look, there is no question that our 193 member at the united nations, there's only one member, iran, that is openly calling for the destruction of another member. israel. there's only one member openly denying the holocaust. there's only one member of the united nations that is constantly, habitually instigating violence all over the world, from latin america, through north africa all the way to central asia and certainly in
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